Minister for Public Expenditure and  Reform, Brendan Howlin TD. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Public Enterprise Brendan Howlin has given a commitment that the new national children’s hospital will be fully equipped and staffed whe(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has insisted that finance will be available to fully equip and staff the National Children’s Hospital once it is built.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has insisted that finance will be available to fully equip and staff the National Children’s Hospital w(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said the Government has enough money to build the new national children’s hospital but not to equip it. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The Government has enough money to build the new national children’s hospital but not to equip it, according to Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Mr V(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: Independent TD Billy Timmins claimed the €70 million mentioned by the Minister that will come on stream in 2016 was already included in the HSE five-year capital plan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A row has broken out between two Government departments over Minister for Health Leo Varadkar’s capital building plans. Earlier this month, Mr (...)

 Premier Lotteries Ireland has been holding seminars to train retail agents on how to use the new Photon ticket terminals.  Photograph: Frank Miller

The big switch to a new-look National Lottery will take place next month or in December. The lottery’s new operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI),(...)

Before the National Lottery was established, the most popular way to have an occasional flutter was to buy a Sweeps ticket. The Irish Hospitals(...)

Each of the six men won €83,000 in the National Lottery after buying their first ticket as a syndicate last Friday.

Six twenty-something financial service workers have scooped €500,000 on the National Lottery’s EuroMillions Plus draw.It was the first time they playe(...)

Liam Sloyan will take up his new post as lottery regulator next month. Photograph: Eric Luke

Compliance consultant Liam Sloyan has been appointed the National Lottery’s first ever regulator, a position that may eventually evolve into t(...)

The Centra in Ballybrack where the €6 Quick Pick was sold on September 19th. 0:49

There were questions to be answered at the Centra store on Church Road in Ballybrack, Dublin today. Is that Hunky Dory’s special offer good value? Pro(...)

After a week of speculation, a syndicate from Dublin picked up an €86 million EuroMillions prize today.

After a week of speculation, a syndicate from Dublin picked up an €86 million EuroMillions prize today.Speaking at National Lottery offices today, the(...)